How to make a woodblock print

Author and artist Andrea Cheng demonstrates how to make woodblock prints.

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Cover Reveal: Summer of the Mariposas by Guadalupe Garcia McCall

Like dating, designing the right cover for a book can be a long, arduous process. Sometimes a cover gives off the wrong impression. Sometimes it’s too showy, sometimes it’s too dull. Sometimes a cover says all the right things, but lacks sincerity. But sometimes, you find The One. And you just know. That was the […]

First Look: an excerpt from Guadalupe Garcia McCall’s ‘Summer of the Mariposas’

Today is National Siblings Day, so we thought it would be the perfect time to share a sneak peek of one of our most highly anticipated upcoming books: Morris finalist and Belpré winner Guadalupe Garcia McCall’s Summer of the Mariposas!  Out in fall 2012 from our Tu Books imprint, Summer of the Mariposas is a […]

Cover Reveal, Part II: Cat Girl’s Day Off

Never listen to a cat. You don’t have the luxury of eight more lives when the kitty litter hits the fan. Today we’re excited to share the cover of Cat Girl’s Day Off by the oh-so-hilarious Kimberly Pauley (author of Sucks to Be Me), out this April from our Tu Books imprint: Natalie “Cat Girl” Ng […]

Cover Reveal, Part I: VODNÍK

It’s HERE! We are super excited to share the cover of Vodník by Bryce Moore, out this March from our Tu Books imprint. About the book: Short version: Slovakian fairy tales! Roma characters! CASTLES!! Long version: Vodník is a YA contemporary fantasy about Tomas, a Roma teen who moves with his family from the US […]